National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) Seminar

in 2001


NOAA Science Center (formerly World Weather Building)


December 2000
Thursday, 7 at 10:00 am  Rm 602 Ernesto Hugo Berbery of the Univ. of Maryland
NOAA/NESDIS - NWS Special Seminar
Model and observation studies of the American monsoons
Abstract
Friday, 8 at 10:00am  Rm 209  Kazuo Yoshida, National Space Development Agency of Japan
Special EMC Seminar
Status of Earth Simulator's Research & Development
Abstract
January 2001
Thursday, 11 at 3 pm  Rm 707  Sean Milton, UK Meteorological Office 
EMC Sack Lunch Seminar
Met Office Forecasts of the European Storms of Autumn 2000 
Abstract
Tuesday, 23 at noon  Rm. 707  Kikuro Miyakoda, George Mason University 
EMC Sack Lunch Seminar
Analyis of the Connection from the South Asian Monsoon to ENSO by Using Precipitation and Circulation Indices.
Abstract
Thursday, 25 at 3:00 pm  Rm.707  Fiona Horsfall, Tropical Prediction Center
The Effect of Variable Atmospheric Forcing on Oceanic Subduction of a Passive Tracer in a Numerical Model: Implications for Global Warming 
Tuesday, 30 at noon  Rm. 707  Jerald A. Brotzge, University of Oklahoma 
EMC Sack Lunch Seminar
Closure of the Surface Energy Budget 
Abstract
February 2001
Tuesday, 6 at noon  Rm 707  Song-You Hong, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
and Eugenia Kalnay, Department of Meteorology, University of Maryland 
EMC Sack Lunch Seminar
The 1998 Oklahoma-Texas drought: mechanistic experiments with NCEP global and regional models 
Abstract
Wednesday, 7 at noon  Rm 209  Manuel Pondeca Florida State University 
EMC Sack Lunch Seminar
Ensemble forecasting and 4-DVAR analysis experiments
Abstract
Thursday, 15 Noon  Rm 209  Sim Aberson Hurricane Research Division/AOML/NOAA 
EMC Special Seminar
Targeting Dropwindsonde Data to Improve Hurricane Forecasts (1997-1998) 
March 2001
Friday 2, 11am  Rm 707  Joseph Tribbia and Ronald Errico NCAR/CGD/Global Dynamics section 
EMC Special Seminar
Thursday 8, Noon  Rm 209  Dr. Nancy Baker
NRL Monterey
EMC Special Seminar
Observation adjoint sensitivity and the adaptive observation-targeting problem
Abstract
Tuesday 13, Noon  Rm 707  Milija Zupanski
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
EMC Sack Lunch Seminar
"NCEP"s Eta model mean constraint 4D-Var system
Part-I: General formulation 
Tuesday 13  Rm 707  Dusanka Zupanski 
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
EMC Sack Lunch Seminar
"NCEP"s Eta model mean constraint 4D-Var system
Part-II: Effect og model error and precipitation assimilation 
Tuesday 20, 10am  Rm 707  Don Johnson
Depatment of Atmospheric, Sciences University of Wisconsin 
EMC Special Seminar
Challenges in Modeling and Analysis of Hydrologic Processes for Weather and Climate 
Tuesday 20, 2:00pm  Rm 209  Yoshiaki Takeuchi
Numerical Prediction Division, Japan Meteorological Agency
EMC Special Seminar
The variational assimilation system for global and mesoscale NWP model developed by JMA.
Wednesday 21, 2pm  Rm 707  Celal Konor
UCLA 
EMC Special Seminar
Improving the quality of predictiction of moisture field in climate models 
Friday 23, 10am  Rm 209  Brian Etherton
Pennsylvania State University
EMC Seminar
The use of ensembles in data assimilation and adaptive observations
Abstract
Tuesday 27, noon  Rm 707  Tsukasa Fujita
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC Visiting scientist from JMA
EMC Sacklunch seminar
Parallel implementation of compact numerical schemes
Abstract
Tuesday 27, 2 pm  Rm 209  Kiroshi Koide
Climate Prediction Division, Japan Meteorological Agency
CPC/EMC Joint Seminar
Characteristics of the Recent Long-TermWintertime Variability in the Northern Hemisphere
Climate Monitoring and Diagnosis at Climate Prediction Center/JMA, and Japanese Reanalysis
April2001
Tuesday 10, noon  Rm 707  Vladimir Krasnopolsky
Ocean Modeling Branch/EMC/NCEP
EMC Sack Lunch Seminar
USING NEURAL NETWORKS TO IMPROVE COMPUTATIONAL EFFICIENCY OF NUMERICAL MODELS
Abstract
Tuesday 16, noon  Rm 209  Fran Verter and Dick Dee
Data Assimilation Office, NASA/GSFC 
EMC Special Seminar
Practical experiences with error covariance parameter estimation using real data
Abstract
postponed  TBD  Rod Zika and Ed Kearns
Chief Scientist, SeaKeepers Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami 
EMC Sacklunch Seminar
International SeaKeepers: monitoring theWorlds oceans and atmosphere
Abstract
May 2001
Monday 7, noon  Rm 209  Martin P. Hoerling
Climate Diagnostics Center NOAA-CIRES 
EMC Sacklunch Seminar
Deterministic Climate Change andNorth American Seasonal Predictability 
Abstract
Tuesday 15, noon  Rm 209  Stan Wilson 
U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
EMC Sacklunch Seminar
Argo: Observing the Global Ocean in Real-time 
Thursday 17, 3 pm  Rm 209  Dr. Weixing Shen 
University of Rhode Island 
EMC Special Seminar
Air-Sea/Land Interactions on Hurricane Intensity with the GFDL Hurricane Model 
Tuesday 22, noon  Rm 707  Rex J. Fleming 
UCAR Joint Office for Scientific Support (JOSS) 
EMC Sacklunch Seminar
A Composite Observing System for Atmospheric Water Vapor 
Abstract
June 2001
Monday 11, 11am Rm 209 David P. Bacon
Director, Center for Atmospheric Physics Science Applications International Corporation
EMC Sack lunch seminar
OMEGA: Multiscale Weather Forecasting using Adaptive Unstructured Grids 
Abstract
Tuesday 12, 10am Rm 707 Melvyn A. Shapiro
NOAA/Environmental Technology Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado
EMC special seminar
The Influence of the 1997 - 1999 ENSO on Extratropical Baroclinic Life Cycles Over the Eastern North Pacific
Abstract
Tuesday 12, 2pm Rm 209 Marat Khairoutdinov

EMC special seminar
Use of Cloud Resolving Model to Address the Climate Change Problem
Abstract
Thursday 14th, 10am Rm 707 Mark Buehner
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
EMC special seminar
Improvements to the Canadian 3D-Var Background Error Statistics
Abstract
Friday 15th, 10am Rm 209 Hugh Willoughby
OAR/AOML Director, Hurricane Research Division Miami, FL
EMC special seminar
Observations in Hurricanes
Tuesday 19,noon Rm 209 William Collins
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
EMC Sack lunch seminar
Lev Gandin's legacy of complex quality control and some further developments in data quality control at NCEP
Abstract
Wednesday 20, 10am Rm 707 Jean-Noel Thepaut
ECMWF
Special NESDIS/ORA Seminar
Assimilation of Remote Sensing Data at ECMWF
Abstract
Friday 22, 10am Rm 707 Siegfried Schubert
NASA/GSFC
CPC Seminar
Are U.S. Great Plains Droughts Predictable on Seasonal and Longer Time Scale?
Tuesday 26, noon Rm 707 Steve Tracton and Jun Du
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
EMC Sack lunch seminar
The NCEP Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) System: a status report
Abstract
July 2001
Thursday 12, 10 am Rm 209 Michiko Masutani, Steve Lord, Jack Woollen and John Derber
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
EMC special seminar
Observing Systems Simulation Experiments for NPOESS
Abstract
Friday 20, 10am Rm 209 Helmut Schiller
Institute for Coastal Research, Germany
EMC Special Seminar
NNs emulating inverse models a practitioner's view
Abstract
Tuesday 24, noon  Rm 209  Bob Grumbine
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
EMC Sack lunch seminar
Introducing Genetic Algorithms 
Abstract
August 2001
Monday 13, 2:00pm Rm 707 Adrian Simmons
ECMWF
Special EMC Seminar
Some aspects of the recent improvement of skill of NWP
Presentation
Friday 24, 1pm Rm 209 Song-You Hong, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
EMC Special Seminar
Evaluation of the WRF for heavy rainfall over Korea
September 2001
Tuesday 4, noon Rm 707  Matteo Corazza, Eugenia Kalnay, DJ Patil and others
Department of Meteorology, University of Maryland
EMC Special Seminar
Use of bred vectors in data assimilation
Abstract
Tuesday 11, noon
Cancelled
Rm 209 Martin Mueller
Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW) Stuttgart, Germany
EMC Sacklunch Seminar
Real-Time Total Ozone and Ozone Profiles from TOVS and GOME Data Using Neural Networks.
Abstract
Monday 17, 10 am Rm 209 Ulrike Feudel
Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany
Special EMC Seminar
Nonlinear behavior of the thermohaline ocean circulation
Abstract
October 2001
Tuesday 9, 10 am Rm 707 David Stephens
Western Australian Dept. of Agriculture
CPC Seminar
An Early Warning System for ENSO extremes based on indicators from the Southern midlatitudes
Postponed TBA Jeffrey R. Key
Office of Research and Applications, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, Wisconsin
Christopher S. Velden
Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Special EMC Seminar
Cloud-drift and Water VaporWinds in the Polar Regions from MODIS
Abstract
November 2001
Thursday 8, Noon Rm 209 Jeffrey Anderson
NOAA/GFDL and NCAR
EMC Sacklunch seminar
Powerful, Simple and Efficient Ensemble Filtering for Data Assimilation
Wednesday 14, 1:00 pm Rm 707 Ralph Petersen
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
NASA/NOAA Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation Seminar
A Vision for the Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer (GIFTS) as Part of an Integrated Observing System
Wednesday 14, 2:30 pm Rm 707 Masao Kanamitsu
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC
CPC/EMC Joint Seminar
"Soil moisture and precipitation feedback over the southwest United States"
"Seasonal predictability of soil wetness and near surface temperature in the NCEP SFM using Reanalysis-2 land surface analysis"
December 2001
Tuesday 4, noon Rm 707 Dong-Jun Seo
Office of Hydrologic Development/Hydrology Laboratory/NWS
EMC Sacklunch seminar
Recent and upcoming improvement in operational WSR-88D and multi-sensor estimation of precipitation
January 2002
Tuesday 8, noon Rm 707 Z. I. Janjic
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
EMC Sacklunch seminar
A Nonhydrostatic Model Based on a New Approach
Abstract
Up coming seminars
Dag Lohman
Sundarar Gopalakrishnan
Hendrik Tolman
John Eyre (UK met office)
Grace Whaba(UW)

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